The best places in Soton to celebrate the end of this academic year

After months of lockdown, we deserve to have fun


As this academic year comes to an end we want to be able to celebrate as “normally” as possible – particular for the final years who won’t be back in Soton in September. But with clubbing not the go to option anymore, people are looking for other places to mark the end of what has been a pretty hectic year.

We’ve put together a list of the best places to go in Soton in these last couple of weeks to celebrate getting through this year (because that’s the real achievement):

Bottomless brunch at The Smugglers

If you haven’t seen someone posting about a bottomless brunch then you have probably been living under a rock. Unlimited drinks for two hours with a delicious meal basically sums it up and The Smugglers offers their bottomless brunch package for only £29! The staff are really friendly and the garden space is cute for those inevitable before and after shots.

Cocktails at Revolution

Revolution offer a wide range of cocktails which make them the ideal place to go to if cocktails are more your vibe. Happy hour lets you get two cocktails for £10 too which is a bargain! Not to mention if you get hungry, they have a selection of sharing and grazing dishes to snack on too. You could also end up on their sky bar which has gorgeous views over the city and is a great place to drink and watch the sun set.

Roast dinner at The Cowherds

What better way to celebrate than with a nice Sunday roast and you should look no further than the The Cowherds. Their drool-worthy menu is always worth checking out but their roast dinners are definitely worth the price. And you can always finish celebrations by drinking in the common and enjoying Southampton’s scenery. What’s not to love?

Lunch at Café Thrive

Café Thrive is  one of Southampton’s gems. Their entire menu is veggie/vegan but with some of the stuff they serve it is hard to tell! The food is reasonably priced and the portion sizes are decent so definitely worth the trip if you want to celebrate properly without breaking the bank.

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